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Government to Distribute USDA Commodities

September 1, 2018 @ 7:00 am

The distribution of bonus USDA commodities on Saturday, Sept. 1. Commodities will be distributed until supplies are depleted. The Emergency Food Assistance Program or (TEFAP) uses income and not age to determine program eligibility. This distribution is for all persons in need who meet the criteria listed below. Distribution packages will be limited to one per household.
Individuals or heads of households eligible to receive these commodities must be identified as “in need” by meeting one of the following criteria:
1. A person or head of household whose gross family income does not exceed the 185 percent of the Federal Income Eligibility Guidelines for July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.
2. A person or head of household who is a client of any of the following income certified assistance programs:
(a) Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
(b) Medical Assistance Program
(c) Be a tenant of a Subsidized Public Housing program.

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September 1, 2018
7:00 am
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Federal Commodities Officer Correy Lettsome
774-0100, ext. 2818


Department of Agriculture fairgrounds
St. Croix, + Google Map